This session provides concrete examples of teacher researchers who have long-standing commitments to what we've called "the un-common core" - highlighting the essential nature of history, inquiry and justice for K-5.
Sushma Bridgemahon, Champaign Public Schools, Champaign, IL, US; Zanne Newman, Champaign Public Schools, Champaign, IL, US; Susan Noffke, University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign, Champaign, IL, US; Katie Hickey Snyder, Champaign Public Schools, Champaign, IL, US; Jennifer Varvel, Champaign Public Schools, Champaign, IL, US
This presentation will introduce participants to a social studies project that integrates social studies, reading/language arts and service learning. Participants will receive examples of the lessons developed.
Nichelle Boyd-Robinson, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, US; Virginia Moore, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, US; Thea Williams-Black, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, US
Poster Session-Geospatial Technology Facilitates English Learners’ Investigations through Language UseSubmitted by TimDaly on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 4:42pm
Geospatial technology supports geographic inquiry and spatial thinking expressed through language arts. Integrate CCSS with 2012 Geography and English Language Development Standards to successfully engage English Language Learners. Materials provided.
Sarah A. Coppersmith, University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, US; Jerol B. Enoch, University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, US
Culture Boxes are valuable for teaching students of all ages. Young children, especially, benefit from interacting with items from other cultures. Don't just read about the Great Wall, build it!
Barbara McCrary, Eisenhower International School, Tulsa, OK, US; Lezlie Segovia, Eisenhower International School, Tulsa, OK, US
Poster Session-Developing Scientific Attitudes in Primary School Pupils: A Humanistic Approach to Social Studies Teaching and LearningSubmitted by TimDaly on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 4:42pm
This paper examines the development of scientific attitudes in enhancing effective teaching and learning of social studies. It equally looks at how teachers can adopt a humanistic approach.
Florence Modupe Osalusi, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria
Preservice teachers and their professor will share experiences, thematic units, and specific lessons, for elementary and middle grade students integrating ELA and social studies in ways that energize learning.
Emily Paradise, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA, US; Susan Pierson, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA, US; Leann Scherer, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA, US
Issues surrounding citizenship and global citizenship are significant in the current pluralistic society of America. This presentation presents theoretical and practical models of resources as alternatives in addressing these issues.
Sheliah Durham, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US; David Fleming, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US
This session explores how popular media helped change women’s roles during WWII. Participants will learn strategies to instruct students to analyze popular media and draw conclusions about women during WWII.
Heather Hagan, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US; Carolyn Weber, Murray State University, Murray, KY, US
This session introduces four innovative national identity education lessons in China. The authors of the lessons come from Beijing and Hong Kong, and the session compares their perspectives in teaching positive national feeling in a globalization era.
Wangbei Ye, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
This interactive session will feature quality fiction and non-fiction texts that can be paired and used to authentically teach elementary students about slavery, the Underground Railroad, and freedom.
Kimberly Clayton-Code, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, US; Denise Dallmer, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY,